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Manager of Human Resources

Two positions - 1 Regular Full Time and 1 Two-Year Temporary Role                

Chilliwack School District is committed to ensuring that every student graduates with opportunities beyond graduation.   The District has a reputation for providing quality educational programs and, in addition to offering top-quality core programs, offering programs of choice and sports academies.  Known for its effective collaboration with community, parents, students and employee groups, Chilliwack School District is a growing school district with approximately 14,000 students in 32 school sites, and approximately 1900 employees.  With an operating budget of $145 million, Chilliwack School District has established a strong financial foundation  

Chilliwack is situated in the beautiful Upper Fraser Valley, just 100 km east of Vancouver’s amenities.  Chilliwack is a thriving and growing community of 90,000 that offers affordable housing, a safe and caring community, and limitless access to recreation and outdoor activities.

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will provide a broad range of Human Resources services to the school district.  You are familiar and comfortable with a high performance culture where Human Resources is seen as a strategic partner to the organization and where the district goals guide your work.

Your strong generalist human resources and labour relations background in a multi-union environment will prepare you well for this role.   You have successfully implemented and delivered a wide range of Human Resources organizational initiatives, including recruitment, and wellness and disability support, and you are comfortable and confident in sharing leadership with and coordinating and delivering knowledge to others. 

You work well with multiple stakeholders and are able to build respectful and productive relationships with staff at all levels of the organization.  With  your superior communication and strong relational skills, you can confidently offer support and guidance to supervisors on collective agreement administration and interpretation    You know how to use data and metrics to support decision making and you are well versed in best practice HR.  Comfortable working independently or as a contributor to a team, you can manage competing demands, prioritize your time, and build strong, positive alliances with others. 

You have a university degree or relevant diploma, and bring 7-10 years of progressive and ideally multi-union public sector Human Resources.  Ideally, you have completed your CPHR certification.

This competition is managed by GO Futures HR, Inc.  To apply, please send your resume, documentation supporting credentials, and three professional references with permission to contact each in confidence by August 10, 2018  to resumes@gofutureshr.com.  If you would like more information about the position, please contact our search consultant, Catherine Jagger at catherine@gofutureshr.com